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Ms. Paula Buchanan

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  Office Number: Merrill Building 102E
Office Phone: 256-782-8239
E-mail: pbuchanan@jsu.edu
 

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Safe Zone Volunteer

  • UAB Safe Zone:  http://main.uab.edu/Sites/students/life/safe-zone/
  • Safe Zone Campuses:  http://www.lgbtcampus.org/old_faq/safe_zone_roster.html
  • JSU's not a Safe Zone Campus, but my Safe Zone Volunteer services ARE available to JSU students.
  • It Gets Better Project:  http://www.itgetsbetterproject.com/

"It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense."     --Robert Green Ingersoll


STUDENTS: GET YOUR COURSE SYLLABUS THROUGH BLACKBOARD.

Students are required to use Gamecock Electronic Messaging (GEM) and Blackboard in ALL courses.

ALL JSU students should have access to both:

  • GEM (https://gem.jsu.edu/?zminitmode=http)
  • and Blackboard (http://jsu.blackboard.com/).

GEM and Blackboard login instructions should be online at:

  • For GEM: http://www.jsu.edu/dit/acns/email/gem.html
  • For Blackboard: http://www.jsu.edu/distance/blackboard/

If you don't know your GEM address, follow these steps:

  • Go to http://www.jsu.edu/ .
  • Select the "Contact" button (upper right-hand corner of page).
  • Type in your last name in the "Search the JSU E-mail Directory:" field.
  • Select the "Student" button below the "Search the NEW JSU E-mail Directory:" field.
  • Select the "Find E-mail: button.
  • Select the link for your name, and the system will give you your GEM email address. 

Blackboard resources:  http://www.jsu.edu/distance/blackboard

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS FOR CLASSES

MGT 301 (Principles of Management)

  • Textbook:  Management by Richard L. Daft
  • Go to "http://jsu.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/TBWizardView?catalogId=10001&storeId=31060&langId=-1" for the correct edition of this book.

MGT 305 (Organizational Behavior)

  • Textbook:  Organizational Behavior by John Schermerhorn
  • Go to "http://jsu.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/TBWizardView?catalogId=10001&storeId=31060&langId=-1" for the correct edition of this book.

Office Hours

Office Hours Fall Term

  • Monday: by appointment
  • Tuesday: by appointment
  • Wednesday: Online 8 AM-12 PM
  • Thursday: by appointment
  • Friday: by appointment

Office Hours Spring Term

  • Monday: by appointment
  • Tuesday: by appointment
  • Wednesday: Online 8 AM-12 PM
  • Thursday: by appointment
  • Friday: by appointment

Office Hours May 4-Week Term

  • Monday: by appointment
  • Tuesday: by appointment
  • Wednesday: Online 8 AM-10 AM
  • Thursday: by appointment
  • Friday: by appointment
Class Information

MGT 301: PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT (3). Prerequisite: Junior Standing. A basic course in general management principles and theories. Management 301 is a prerequisite to all other management courses. This course is offered during Fall and Spring semesters.

MGT 305: ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR (3). Prerequisite: MGT 301. The application of organizational behavior theories in developing managerial competencies in the area of leadership, motivation, team building, group dynamics, interpersonal, and group conflict. This course is offered during Fall and Spring semesters

 

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